With everything wrong with everything these days, you have to ask yourself, why would anyone want to be a cop. But, thankfully, some people still do, even as we edge towards chaos.The Michigan State Police is hosting a Recruiting Seminar, this Saturday (July 28th) from 10am until 12 Noon at the Paw Paw Post. The address for you GPS is: 43255 60th Ave, Paw Paw, MI 49079.

The seminar showcases career opportunities with the Michigan State Police and should answer questions on recruit training, the lifestyle of a trooper and what positions are available.

According to the MSP, these are minimum requirements to be considered for a position:

• Applicants must be at least 21 years of age by recruit school graduation, of good moral character with no felony convictions.
• Must be a U.S. citizen and a Michigan resident at the time of appointment to the academy.
• Applicants must possess a high school diploma or GED.
• Applicants must have a good driving record and stable credit history is required.

The starting salary at the beginning of recruit school is $45,000 per year with a $7,800 raise upon completion of one year.

Here's the most important thing if you are interested in attending; you have to email Trooper Kellie Shaffer at Shafferk@michigan.gov or call/text 269-767-1547.


More From WKFR